Wine-Staging 1.9.4 Brings Better X11 & Direct3D 9 Support
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 23 February 2016 at 04:45 PM EST. 1 Comment
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The Wine crew has today released Wine-Staging 1.9.4 as the latest version of this experimental proving grounds for upstream Wine and based off last week's release of Wine 1.9.4.

This bi-weekly Wine-Staging 1.9.4 release adds better integration on X11 by better supporting Windows applications trying to bring a specific window to the foreground when needed, using the _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW message for the window manager's attention. Wine-Staging 1.9.4 also has improvement to the Wine Direct3D 9 (d3dx9_36) implementation and other enhancements for helping Linux gamers running Windows titles on their open-source OS.

More details about today's Wine-Staging 1.9.4 release over at Wine-Staging.com.
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